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Rigo enjoins Dabawenyos to practice waste segregation habitually at home

Rodrigo “Rigo” Duterte II enjoined the Dabawenyos to practice waste segregation at home habitually and...

Bong Go urges DMW to probe killing of an OFW in Kuwait

Senator Christopher “Bong” Go has urged the Department of Migrant Workers in coordination with the...
Farmers harvest onion bulbs in a remote village of Magsaysay , Davao del Sur. Photo courtesy of MAO Magsaysay

DA 11 exploring possible areas for red onion production in Davao Region

The regional office of the Department of Agriculture (DA 11) is now exploring areas for...
Vice President Sara Duterte in her message during the Knights of Rizal/ National Rizal Youth Leadership Institute 60th Anniversary at the Baguio Teachers Camp tells youth leaders that the Philippine government needs partners like the Filipino youth to help spread the importance of education. FB page of Inday Sara Duterte

PH on track to meet UN’s inclusive, quality education goal: VP Duterte

Vice President and Education Secretary Sara Duterte said on Tuesday the Philippines is on the...

DA 11 readies for possible El Niño

The Department of Agriculture in Region 11 is readying for the coming of a possible...
COMPLIANT. A trash collector commissioned by Abreeza Mall segregates recyclable items from other wastes at the garbage collection area of the mall on Saturday. Abreeza Mall is one of the establishments in Davao City which is strictly complying with the city government’s waste segregation ordinance. LEAN DAVAL JR.

Implementation of waste segregation in Davao City needs more push: IDIS

Environmental group Interfacing Development Interventions for Sustainability (IDIS) said on Monday that the implementation of...

Bulk water system could take off early in some areas

An official of the Davao City Water District (DCWD) disclosed on Monday that the Davao...
Davao City Second District residents flock at the cinema area of SM Lanang Premier during the first day of the Commission on Elections 11 (Comelec 11) satellite registration for the Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections. The satellite registration will run from January 24 to 31. LEAN DAVAL JR.

Comelec achieves 1.5M target voter registrants

The Commission on Elections (Comelec) on Tuesday said it has already achieved its target of...

VP Sara visits kid, woman with medical conditions

Vice President Sara Duterte visited and gave aid to a one-year-old boy with a cleft...
Joint troops from the MILF's 105th Base Command and policemen navigate a marshland area going to the conquered camp of ISIS-linked militants in Barangay Andabit, Datu Salibo, Maguindanao on Tuesday (22 Aug 2017). A total of 22 members of the Jama’atul al-Muhajireen wal Ansar group led a by certain Abu Torayfie have reportedly died since the MILF launched an offensive against the militants, while the MILF also suffered 12 fatalities. The MILF claimed the militants had encroached on their territory and spread false interpretation of Islam. MindaNews photo by FERDINANDH CABRERA

2 MILF members slain, 4 hurt in Maguindanao Sur ambush

Two Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) members were killed while four others were injured in...

ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL

Remembering Daddy Ram

Greg Deligero, then the associate editor of Edge Davao, invited me to join the new...

Lessons from Aeon Towers: Opportunity in adversity

At first look, nobody believed an iconic building with an architectural masterstroke could even come...

Women at the helm of Davao’s resilient homegrown hotel

They say men are firm but women are more compassionate and well-organized. In this age when...
Left to right: Managing Editor Neil Bravo, former senior business reporter Charles Maxey, former Sports Editor Moses Billacura, and former Associate Editor Greg Deligero

THE BOYS OF EDGE DAVAO: Leagues of their own

They were the 'journosaurs' who once wandered the busy newsroom of Edge Davao. To say...
Moses P. Billacura

There is still ‘life’ after Edge Davao

Believe it or don’t, it’s all about a girl. Sometimes, there comes a time in your...

THE ECONOMY

SEC revokes Fast Coin lending license, corporate registration

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has revoked the Certificate of Authority (CA) of Fast Coin Lending Corp. to...

PROPERTY

Best real estate developers, projects prevail  at 17th PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards 

PropertyGuru Group (NYSE: PGRU), Southeast Asia’s leading property technology company, today announced the regional winners representing the Best in Asia at the 17th Annual PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards Grand Final, presented by Kohler and supported by Leading Real Estate Companies of the World®.

Setting architectural benchmarks

What it feels to be on top of Davao

Shaping sustainable skylines

VANTAGE POINTS

SPECKS OF LIFE: Media savvy

“Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.” - ABRAHAM LINCOLN. ******* Calm, cool and collected, PBBM faced his “grillers” from...

Pinoy Marino Rights: Proposed Escrow provision in the Magna Carta prejudicial for...

The inclusion of an escrow provision in the pending Magna Carta for Filipino seafarers will adversely affect the...

EDITORIAL: Wearing your culture proudly

From being maligned as when it was first donned by Vice President Sara Duterte during the inauguration of President Ferdinand Marcos Jr., garments from the eleven tribal aggrupation of Davao City is now part of the official dress code for local government employees. The Indigenous People's clothing, branded by critics as "cos-play" and inappropriate, the IP garments and accessories will be flaunted by city government employees as well as those from national government agencies in...

HEALTH

HEALTH: This silent killer called diabetes

Diagnosed more than three decades ago with diabetes, singer-actor Gary Valenciano injects himself with insulin, watches what he eats, and checks the sugar level in his system. “I’ve had many close calls,” he told a news magazine. During one recent attack, his wife Angeli...

ENVIRONMENT

ENVIRONMENT: Mangroves in the Philippines, Asean countries facing uncertain future

The future of the mangroves in the Philippines and other members of the Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) looms uncertain, according to scientists from the University of the Philippines – Diliman College of Science (UPD-CS). The forecast was based on a comprehensive survey of over...

AGRI TRENDS

Malusog Rice: Possible answer to Vit A deficiency

Not having enough vitamin A may mean losing your eyesight, according to health experts. Even worse, it may lead to untimely death. Vitamin A deficiency (VAD) is how it is called. The World Health Organization (WHO) said VAD is the leading cause of...

FEATURES

FEATURE: Reimagining urban life with Aeon Bleu

It’s been a long and winding road for homegrown developer Aeon Luxe Properties Incorporated (ALPI) to take. Finally, it has reached its destination. What used to be just a dream has now become a reality as ALPI officially broke ground for its newest project in...

BIGGER PICTURE

PH exceeds target with 2.6-M international arrivals in 2022

The holidays delivered further gains for the Philippine tourism industry as it breached its 1.7-million target with 2.65 million international arrivals as of the end of 2022. The arrivals translated to PHP208.96 billion or USD3.68...

IN PICTURES

A vendor prepares fresh sea produce in anticipation of the influx of tourists at one of the islands of Britania Islands in San Agustin, Surigao del Sur over the weekend. LEAN DAVAL JR.
Mayor Sebastian Duterte and Chinese Consul General Li Lin chat near Chinese New Year 2023 standees at the Quezon Park in Davao City on Thursday afternoon. The Consulate General of the People’s Republic of China in Davao City turned over Chinese New Year 2023 standees to the city government of Davao. CIO

LIFESTYLE

URBANISSIMO

Bai Chromatica exhibit celebrates women and their colorful worlds

Dabawenyo women’s artist group Bai Hinang, returns to the Waterfront Insular Hotel Davao with the launch of it’s Women’s Month art exhibit, Bai Chromatica last March 15, 2022 after almost two years of absence due to the pandemic.  Featuring Davao artists, Dadai Joaquin, Trixie Borbon, Tanya Gaisano Lee, Amor delos Santos, Jing C. Rabat, Aimee...

MAYA ON THE BLOCK

Maya on the Block: Work hard, play harder at Six Eleven

The holiday season just isn’t over. Six Eleven Global Services and Solutions, the first Davao-based solution-oriented contact center designed to provide quality services in sales, marketing, and customer support opted to ring in 2023 by pulling off an exhilarating shindig called Start-Up Party 2023 last January 7, 2023. The employees of the “Fastest Growing MSME” awardee...

GAME CHANGERS

COMPETITIVE EDGE

SPORTS

SPORTS KEN: Ominous Pinoy talent drain

(The opening double header of the PBA Govs Cup Sunday was boring - ‘masakit sa mata’ - what with the 30-point blowout win inflicted...

CLEAN SLATE: ‘EmPaowerment’

Pao Salvador, who ran for City Councilor but lost, happens to be an outstanding player and is currently a basketball coach and manager. As...

WBC orders Donaire-Moloney bout for vacant bantamweight title

Don't count out Nonito Donaire Jr. just yet. The Filipino Flash will get another shot at the world title after the World Boxing Council ordered a bout between him and number 1-ranked Jason Moloney for the vacant WBC bantamweight crown, according to Boxingscene. Naoya Inoue vacated the throne this month, and based on their agreement during...

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